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Get off Auto


Would you like to get your camera off AUTO?

Whether you have a compact, bridge or full SLR camera, it pays to know how to use it.

Are you trying to take great pictures of your children and family but they are often blurry or too dark?

Did you buy a great camera and yet your holiday snaps still leave you a little disappointed?

Would you like to learn how to get those creamy, smooth and out of focus backgrounds you see in professional photos?

Did you answer ‘YES??™ to any of those questions? This may just be the workshop for you!

We are pleased to offer an informal and relaxed one day workshop for beginners to enable them to take the first steps in learning how to be in control of your camera.
This workshop aims to get you to understand the basics of composition and it will also explain all those pre-set modes that come with digital cameras and how they can be used to good effect. It is all about  getting off the “auto” modes and learning about your camera??™s most important settings. This course is equally suitable for any type of camera – from compacts to digital slrs. We show you the most important controls and menu items on your camera, explain in plain english what they do, and show you exactly how to set them

The session will start with some basic tuition to get you going.  Then we will go out and about to practice our skills.

You will learn how to:
avoid blurred pictures by setting the correct shutter speed
set the focus point exactly where you want it
get correct exposure in your photographs
get colours the way you want them to look
learn about the information your camera gives you, and how to use it

We only allow a maximum of 6 students on our workshops,
The course runs from 10am until 3pm

How much does it cost?
The cost for the day is £80 and includes plenty of tea and coffee and home baking. With a generous packed lunch to have whilst we are out on the workshop. You will also be provided with handouts to take home with you. There is a maximum of 6 students on each course , so we can provide you with lots of answers to any questions you may have.

Can I Buy a gift certificate?
Yes, Please get in touch with us to arrange payment and booking a place on a course.

What dates are available?
Friday 27th May - Spaces Available
Friday 17th June - Limited availability
Thursday 21st July - Limited Availability
Friday 12th August - Spaces Available
Friday 16th September - Spaces Available

What will I need to bring?

All you need to bring with you on the day is your camera, a fully charged battery, a memory card and any lenses you own. If you have a tripod, please bring it too. If you have your camera manual to hand that can be useful to search for some of your camera??™s functions if needed.  
A pen and notebook will also be useful. 
Please dress appropriately for the weather on the day as we will be outdoors for a couple of hours in the afternoon

Can I get a refund?
Unfortunately NO REFUNDS can be given unless a replacement is found. If you cannot attend, you are responsible for selling your place.

This is not  workshop for those

wishing to start their own photography business but is aimed at

hobbyists and amateur photographers

Where is the workshop?
The workshop takes place in Wormit in North East Fife, with the opportunity to take photographs with the River Tay as our main focus.

To book a place please use the contact us button at the top of the page

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